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Jack’ O Lantern Jam a huge success

By Amanda McBride/Chamber of Commerce Downtown Ackerman was overflowing with superheroes, princesses, cowboys, ninja turtles and more for Jack’ O Lantern Jam on October 24. Approximately 400 kids and their families were in attendance.

WES celebrates Red Ribbon week

Weir Elementary School celebrated Red Ribbon Week, October 26-30, to promote drug free awareness. Students & teachers dressed up in the theme for each day: Monday “A Minion Reasons to be Drug Free” (dress like minions); Tuesday “Peace Out Drugs”…

Editorial roundup – 11/11/15

That’s Life By Ruth Nowlin Because it is Veteran’s Day, I want to share thoughts of these special ones with you. So go with me for a moment. Back then we were all together in a tiny little house along…

Remember your first paycheck?

Submitted Reflect back to your first “real” job. Remember the anticipation of that first paycheck? Much time was spent dreaming and planning how it would be spent. Did you buy something you wanted? Maybe you paid for something you or…

Mulberry Fest a success in Mathiston

The 2015 Mulberry Festival was full of fun in spite of the rain that was coming down in sheets. Thank you to everyone that braved the weather; from all of our vendors to the children participating in the contests and the singers…

Careers dealing with wildlife

Wildlife Biologist, Scott Edwards, recently visited the CCCTC AEST program on behalf of the Mississippi Wildlife Fisheries and Parks. Edwards shared with students about career opportunities within the MS Wildlife Fisheries and Parks Service including Wildlife Biology, Game Warden, and…